Isle of Wight Health Walks
Come along to a regular Award Winning Health Walk and..."Walk your way to health"
The IOW Health walk leaders won the award at the 2015 IOW NHS Trust Awards for the Team of Outstanding Volunteers!!
Led every week by experienced volunteer Walks Leaders, all short walks are fairly level and you can walk at your own pace.
|Walk name||Route options available||Length (hours)|
|Cowes Health Walk|
Cowes Health Walk
|Lake Walk (Short)|
Lake Walk (Short)
|Ryde LA Bowl Walk|
La Bowl Walk
|Shanklin Seafront Stroll|
Shanklin Seafront Stroll
Isle of Wight Health Walks List
Cowes Health Walks
Every Monday 10.30 am – Meet at Northwood House small car park off Ward Ave. PO31 8AZ
EXCEPT last Monday of the month which is at the entrance to the cycle track on Arctic Rd COwes Duration 1 hours.
West Wight Health Walk
Every Monday 1pm - Meet at Moa Place, West Wight Sports and Community Centre PO40 9XH. Duration 1.5 hours
Brighstone Short Health Walk
Every first and third Tuesday of the month at 1:30pm – Meet at Brighstone Library PO30 4AX Duration 1-1.5 hours.
Ryde Health Walk
Every Tuesday 10:30am – Meet on Ryde Esplanade, outside Super Bowl. PO33 2EL Duration 1-1.5 hours.
St. Helens Health Walk
Every Wednesday 10:00 – Meet at the Sport Pavilion, The Green, St. Helens. PO33 1UJ Duration 1-1.5 hours
Please ask for the shorter option, as there is also a long walk which leaves at the same time.
Lake Health Walk
Every Thursday at 10:15 for 10:30 start – Meet by bench on Lake Common. PO36 9HP
Please ask for the shorter option (3 miles) as there is also a longer walk which leaves at the same time.
Duration 1-1.5 hours.
Every Thursday at 1:30pm – Meet at Brannon Way, off the main road. PO33 4NU Duration 1-1.5 hours.
Shanklin Sea Front Health Walk
ONLY IN SUMMER –Beginning of March to end of October - Every Thursday at 10:30 – Meeting at Hope Rd car park. PO37 6BG Duration 30 minutes
Newport Health Walk
Every Friday 10:30am – Meet outside at the bus stop opposite Barton Promary School, Furrlongs, Newport PO30 2AX. Duration 1-1.5 hours.
Ryde Library Health Walk (NB please book to attend this walk)
Short Walk – Four weekly on Fridays (1.5 miles) 10:30. Duration 1 hour.
Long Walk –Four weekly on Fridays (3 miles) 10:30. Duration 1-1.5 hours.
For dates and to book, please ring the library on 01983 823825
Call Sam Brooks 07976347642, to find out more.
Progression Walks – not part of the Walking for Health Programme
These are longer walks for walkers that feel they have progressed from the shorter Health Walks and looking for more of a challenge.
St. Helens Health Walk
Every Wednesday 10:00 – Meet at the Sport Pavilion, The Green, St. Helens. PO33 1UJ Duration 2- 3 hours
West Wight Walk
Every Wednesdays at 10:00 Meet outside Honnor and Jeffrey Afton Road, Freshwater. PO40 9UH. Duration 3 hours.
Every Thursday at 10.30 . Meet by the bench on Lake Common, Lake Green Rd, Lake.
PO36 9HP Duration 3-3.5 hours.
Important notes for participating walkers.
Walkers - please ensure that if you have any medical problems that you alert the walk leader of your condition and advise the leader of any medication you are carrying (this information is required in case of an incident - and will be recorded on your health questionnaire too)
Risk - all walkers walk at their own risk and neither the IWCouncil nor their appointed agents and guides can take responsibility for personal injury or accident.
Walk Leaders - the volunteer walk leaders reserve the right to refuse participation to any walker if they are not suitably attired or in the leaders opinion feel that they would be unsuitable to undertake the walk.
Timings - of all the walks are approximate and will depend on group abilities and size
Dogs - are allowed on the walks, but it is the owners responsibility to control of them on leads and to clean up after them.
Car Parks - please ensure that your car park ticket is sufficient should the walk run over time.
Bus timetable - please log onto www.islandbuses.info for the latest updated bus timetable.